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SYDNEY

Being Australia’s largest city, there is no shortage of interesting things to explore in Sydney. In many ways, Sydney seems to have it all. 

Sydney is a vibrant city with a rich multicultural heritage that contributes to its diverse culture and exciting arts scene. The city has an incredible selection of theaters, galleries, public artworks and fantastic annual events. Sydney is also Australia's undisputed film and television production hub.

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PROGRAM

HIGHLIGHTS

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INTERN​ IN

SYDNEY

Launch your career with an internship tailored to your career goals.

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JOIN THE ABI NETWORK

Attend events and connect with creatives to build your professional community.

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INSIDER ACCESS

Our custom city guides will keep you in the know and in the front row.

ELIGIBILITY

REQUIREMENTS

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY (oral & written)

  • Must be an enrolled student or a recent graduate (less than 12 months)

  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 30

FEE

ABI PROGRAM 

THE GLOBAL PROGRAM FEE IS US$2950* USD AND INCLUDES:
*For AU students OR International Students on a 500 student visa, please click here for more information about our
Local Program fee.

1 INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT

  • An internship tailored to your career goals

  • Company interview guidelines 

  • Mock company interviews with our advisors

  • Workplace and internship orientation

  • Pre-internship training: business etiquette and main skills sought after by employers

  • Career development workshops 

  • Résumé/CV coaching and review session 

  • Portfolio review and/or industry professional coaching session 

  • Soft skill training: networking, online brand and elevator pitch

2 PERSONALIZED COACHING

  • Visa processing

  • Travel and health insurance arrangements

  • Optional housing arrangements

  • ABI pre-trip information package

  • Optional airport pick-up

  • Orientation upon arrival

  • On-site support during your stay

  • ABI City Guide to the local creative scene

3 TRAVEL SUPPORT

  • ​ABI Networking App for our international network of participants and alumni

  • Access to career resources, networking events and monthly job lists

  • Webinars with industry professionals

  • ABI curated events including gallery tours, shows and gathering

  • ABI Guide on the local creative scene

4 THE NETWORK

*$2950 USD program fee is for internships up to 3 months. Internships longer than 3 months require an additional fee of $300 USD per month. This additional fee helps us to continue to curate events and offer on-site support during your stay.  

SYDNEY EXPENSES (ADDITIONAL):

VISAS

  • Work and Holiday Visa (Subclass 462) - $850 USD

  • Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 417) - $850 USD
     

*For Working Holiday Visa and Work and Holiday Visa, the visa fee to be paid to the Australian consulate differs per location (around $495 AUD)

Click here to read more about visa costs from our visa partner Visa Envoy.

HOUSING (OPTIONAL)

Housing costs in Sydney typically start from $1200 AUD/month and are dependent upon location and size preferences.

LIVING COST

  • Transportation - $50 AUD (Opal Weekly Public Transport Pass)

  • Food/Groceries - $500 AUD/month

INSURANCE

 

Health and travel insurance is $65 USD/month

ABI SCHOLARSHIPS

 

​ABI will award selected Ambassador Scholarships of $500 USD as well as Inclusive Scholarships of $250 USD. Read more on our scholarship page! 

If you have any questions about the program fee and expenses, please contact us at info@artboundinitiative.com.